California Highway Patrol

A Selma woman allegedly driving while intoxicated crashed into a car with five passengers, killing a 10-year-old boy, California Highway Patrol officials said.

Around 11:20 p.m. Feb. 16, Hanford area CHP officers responded to the area of State Route 41 for a reported traffic collision.

During the course of the investigation, CHP said they determined 28-year-old Samantha Roque of Selma was driving her 1995 Dodge Ram southbound on State Route 41.

At the same time, officers said a 41-year-old woman from Los Angeles was driving her 2015 Toyota Rav 4 northbound on State Route 41 with a 67-year-old woman, a 45-year-old woman and two 10-year-old juveniles also in the car.

Officers said they determined Roque was driving while intoxicated when her car drifted across the northbound lane and crashed into the Toyota.

Officers said the Toyota traveled onto the west dirt shoulder and overturned. Officials said one juvenile passenger sustained major injuries and was transported to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno where he was pronounced dead.

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